Garmin makes some of the best GPS & training watches. Their latest, fēnix 2, combines all the best tech & features they’ve got to become arguably the best sport-adventure watch out: waterproof to 50 meters, 50 hour battery life in GPS mode & five weeks in watch mode. It has an ANT+ radio to pair with sensors like heart rate, cadence, temperature, power meter, etc, plus Bluetooth 4.0 for pairing with sensors & your smartphone.
Finally, a company called Tribod has developed something better than leaky masks and snorkels that also suck in water with the air. Easybreath is the first full-face snorkeling mask with a wide 180º view that makes breathing underwater as easy and natural as it is on land.
Instead of buying two different gas-powered vehicles to pollute the forest air, the Mountain Horse Snow Bike kit lets you convert your dirt bike into a snowmobile, effectively giving you two vehicles in one, each perfectly suited to their respective season. It’s also much lighter than a regular snowmobile and easier to wheelie, too. via
If you live somewhere that winter stuff like snowstorms still happen, the Bikeboard will keep you in the saddle through what would normally be the off-season. It’s a small ski that mounts to your bike’s front tire allowing you to pedal through packed powder.
Leatherman’s latest stainless steel multi-tool is made with snowboarders in mind, so it has a beer opener. There are also some other tools somebody might need. And unlike your 5-oz. tube of personal lubricant, this tool is TSA compliant.
Shoveling up your own dirt trails requires weeks in the woods. And nobody’s got time for that. Shoretrax makes getting your pumptrack fix much easier. They created a portable, modular track system you can pull out of the back of your truck & set up anywhere.
The Xensr+ is a little puck you stick on your skis, snowboard, surfboard or whatever-board that tracks & accurately measures speed, route, distance, and jump height. Get rad & it’ll keep score. It just won the “Best In Show Award” at the Outdoor Retail show.
This is the first bike computer Polar has ever made and by the looks of the V650, they’re killing it right out of the gate. It computes & displays various ride data like heart rate, speed, distance, and altitude. It navigates and delivers more accurate GPS-powered speed and distance data and syncs with compatible accessories like your HR strap.
If you think your golf obsession is unhealthy now, wait until you’re up all night reviewing the stats that your Game Golf tracking system will generate. Using digital tags for your clubs, it tracks every stroke & club selection; it also displays your game on a map viewable via web or mobile, that you can share & compare with your computer friends.